Rise of the Footsoldier

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Rise of the Footsoldier
Rise of the footsoldier.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Julian Gilbey
Written by Julian Gilbey & Mike Hawk
Starring Ricci Harnett
Terry Stone
Craig Fairbrass
Roland Manookian
Billy Murray
Frank Harper
Neil Maskell
Coralie Rose
Kierston Wareing
Distributed by Optimum Releasing
Release date(s) 7 September 2007
Running time 113 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Rise of the Footsoldier is a 2007 British crime film released on 7 September 2007. It is the third film from BAFTA nominated director Julian Gilbey. It is a gangster film based on the true story of the Rettendon murders and the autobiography of Carlton Leach,[1] a former football hooligan of the infamous Inter City Firm (ICF) who became a powerful figure of the English underworld.



  1. ^ Leach, Carlton (2003). Muscle. Blake Publishing. ISBN 978-1-904034-48-3

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